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G. D. Maxwell, a writer for "Pique Newsmagazine" based in
Whistler, British Columbia, commented on the upcoming elections
in BC:

   But noooooo. He [John Van Dongen, former solicitor-general] loses
   his job over speeding tickets. Oh the moral turpitude. And get this,
   Two-Martini [British Columbia Premier Gordon] Campbell, accepting the
   resignation and saying he'll now screen the driving records of future
   solicitors-general, has the incredible bad taste to say, "I think it
   is important for the s-g to set an example. I think it's important
   for all of us to try to do that." When Mr. Mug-Shot can say that with
   a straight face, I'm more convinced than ever the Firesign Theater
   are running things. For those of you completely unfamiliar with
   Firesign Theater, punch 'em into YouTube and have fun. Hint: You
   might try imbibing in a bit of the main plank of the Marijuana
   Party's platform first.

As it turns out, there really IS a Firesign connection,
as explained by Phil Proctor himself:

     Good grief!!!  He's talking about my daughter's father-in-law,
 Gordon Campbell, who is running for re-election as Premier of British  
 Columbia!  Kristin and Geoff are up in Vancouver helping him right now.

     One of his party members had to be fired because he was caught  
 speeding and Gord's political enemies, like this jerk, are still  
 harping on the fact that Gordon was arrested years ago on Maui (where  
 the whole family celebrates Christmas every year.) for DUI.

     He's been sober ever since and this is a very unfair rap.  ~ Philip

And Phil sent along a couple of article links about
the election, one featuring his son-in-law Geoff:

Papoon for Premier!  He's NOT INSANE!
  -- Firesign Theatre